Just the Hard Facts: The Divorce of Journalism and Judgment

Meyer, Karl E.
April 1961
New Republic;4/24/61, Vol. 144 Issue 17, p11
Focuses on quality of foreign reporting of news stories. Citation of the case involving U.S. Senator Joe McCarthy as an example of how an unscrupulous politician can parlay false stories into headlines; Requirements of effective news reporting; Inadequacies of conventional techniques of journalism; Comment on the bipartisan tendency of those involved in the field of journalism. INSET: Thunder From the Sky Above..


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